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Shaping policy for development

An overview of Lagoro IDP camp in Kitgum District, northern Uganda, 20 May 2007. Manoocher Deghati/IRIN
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Sharada Keats
Sharada Keats

Sharada Keats

Sharada specialises in agricultural development economics. She has worked in this capacity as a research assistant at the University of Reading, and at the Food and Agriculture Organisation in Rome. She has also worked on agroforestry extension and small farm development in Ghana. She is currently involved in a project looking at causes and consequences of the recent boom in global staple food prices.


Food Prices January 2014 update

Publication - Research reports and studies - 17 January 2014
ODI’s Food Price Updates focus on tracking international prices of key staple cereals maize, rice, and wheat, and provide commentary on events in markets that affect these prices. They also follow international food and commodity price indices. Each edition tends to include a short in-depth section on a topic of interest.

Future diets: implications for agriculture and food prices

Publication - Research reports and studies - 3 January 2014
​Diets are increasingly important in a world of economic growth and rising incomes. Two concerns, in particular, are emerging: the effect of diet on health; and the demands made by changing diets on agriculture. The impact is most marked in the developing world, where we now see both the fastest acceleration in over-consumption and the greatest continuing toll of under-consumption.


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